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I have a lump on my upper thigh it harts and it's hard and an inch wide?

I have a lump on my upper thigh it harts and it's hard and an inch wide?

Need more info: There are several possible diagnoses. May be a growth, an abscess or a foreign body or something else. I strongly suggest that you make an appointment with your primary care physician very soon. ...Read more

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I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.

I have small somewhat rubbery lump on my upper thigh, any ideas as to what it can be? Kind of worried.

Lipoma: Our fat layer normally grows in a sheet. This keeps us warm, protects us against trauma, and is a source of energy. For some reason (trauma?), you may have developed a fatty swirl on your upper thigh rather than a smooth, flat fatty sheet layer. Another possibility is that this is a sebaceous cyst. If you don't like they way they look or feel, you could have them surgically removed. ...Read more

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I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?

I have this lump in my upper thigh in the crease by privet area and it hurst really bad when I touch it. What could it be?

Abscess: You describe an abscess of the skin. Try hot compresses to get the abscess to drain. If this doesn't happen within a couple of days, you may need to see your doctor to get it lanced. ...Read more

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Hello, i have a painful, hard, quarter sized lump on my upper thigh. Its red around the actual lump and hasn't got any smaller.

Hello, i have a painful, hard, quarter sized lump on my upper thigh. Its red around the actual lump and hasn't got any smaller.

Abcess or pustule.: This may be a small abcess or pustule. The redness around the lump may also be a sign of infection. Could also be an infected hair follicle from shaving the legs. See your doc over this to make sure it is not serious. ...Read more

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A painful hard lump on the upper thigh, calves rash following. What should it be?

Painful lump: A painful hard lump in the thigh area is likely to be either a 'boil' (usually reddish/purplish in color), or a growing cyst (cysts, however, are not usually as tender as boils. The spreading rash to the calves is hard to explain and may represent a second problem. ...Read more

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I have a nickel size hard lump on my upper thigh. No rash or marks just a hard lump?

I have a nickel size hard lump on my upper thigh. No rash or marks just a hard lump?

Show your doctor: or dermatologist as this can be many things, from a cyst to lipoma and more. You may need a biopsy but without looking at it and feeling it I have no way of knowing. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?

I have a large painful lump on my upper thigh under the skin. It is red, swollen and very painful, especially when walking or sitting. What isit?

Infection> see Dr!!: Your description is concerning and suggests a bacterial infection and abscess(collection of pus). It could be from an infected sebaceous cyst or other cause. You should see a physician today to confirm infection and drain any abscess if present. ...Read more